Nikolaos Barbetakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of a bronchogenic esophageal cyst
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Minim Access Surg 7:249-52. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Tension pneumocephalus complicating Pancoast tumor resection
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:680-1. 2009
  3. pmc Cutaneous skull metastasis from uterine leiomyosarcoma: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 7:45. 2009
  4. pmc Paraneoplastic pemphigus regression after thymoma resection
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 6:83. 2008
  5. pmc Spontaneous chylous cardiac tamponade: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, AL, Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece, 54007
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:11. 2010
  6. pmc Early and late morbidity and mortality and life expectancy following thoracoscopic talc insufflation for control of malignant pleural effusions: a review of 400 cases
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:27. 2010
  7. pmc Facial skin metastasis due to small-cell lung cancer: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Med Case Rep 3:32. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Mediastinal hibernoma presenting with hoarseness
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, 54007 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:845-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary sternal tuberculosis mimicking anterior chest wall tumor: case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Chest Surgery, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuberk Toraks 59:164-7. 2011
  10. pmc Blurred vision due to choroidal metastasis as the first manifestation of lung cancer: a case report
    Christos Asteriou
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 8:2. 2010

Collaborators

  • Christos Asteriou
  • Georgios Samanidis
  • Athanassios Kleontas
  • Theocharis Xenikakis
  • Ioannis Kioumis
  • Christos Lafaras
  • Ioannis Boukovinas
  • Pavlos Pavlidis
  • Vasilis Karavasilis
  • Dimosthenis Miliaras
  • Sofia Lampaki
  • Dimitrios Paliouras
  • Paul Zarogoulidis
  • Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
  • Kosmas Tsakiridis
  • Ilias Karapantzos
  • Despoina Moumtzi
  • Thomas Rallis
  • Apostolos S Gogakos
  • Wolfgang Hohenforst-Schmidt
  • Drosos Tsavlis
  • Evangelia Athanasiou
  • Fotios Chatzinikolaou
  • Konstantinos Porpodis
  • Athanasios Zissimopoulos
  • Ioannis C Kotsopoulos
  • Andreas Efstathiou
  • Georgios Koloutsos
  • Nikos Sachpekidis
  • Ioanna Kougioumtzi
  • Andreas Bakas
  • Athanassios Zissimopoulos
  • Mattheos Bobos
  • Charalampos Charalampidis
  • Dimitris I Hatzibougias
  • Chrysanthi Karapantzou
  • John Organtzis
  • Keraso Tzelepi
  • Georgios Tagarakis
  • Eirini Sarika
  • Efstratios Kalaitzis
  • Kalliopi Lagoudi
  • Achilleas Lazopoulos
  • Theodoros Kontakiotis
  • Georgia Pitsiou
  • Theodora Tsiouda
  • Fotis Chatzinikolaou
  • Helen Timotheadou
  • Katerina Tsirgogianni
  • Electra Michalopoulou-Manoloutsiou
  • Athanasia Pataka
  • Nikolos Katsikogiannis
  • Alexandros Kolettas
  • George Lazaridis
  • Apostolos Gogakos
  • Markos G Voutsas
  • Christos Karvelas
  • Miltiadis Lalountas
  • Kostas Vahtsevanos
  • Efthimios Kirodimos

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of a bronchogenic esophageal cyst
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Minim Access Surg 7:249-52. 2011
    ..A case of a bronchogenic esophageal cyst presenting with progressive dysphagia in a 46-year-old man is described. A video-assisted thoracoscopic excision was performed successfully. Details of the procedure are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Tension pneumocephalus complicating Pancoast tumor resection
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:680-1. 2009
    ..A case of tension pneumocephalus following Pancoast tumor resection is presented. Conservative management was successful. The presenting symptoms and signs, diagnostic methods and options for treatment are discussed and reviewed...
  3. pmc Cutaneous skull metastasis from uterine leiomyosarcoma: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 7:45. 2009
    ..Cutaneous metastases in the facial region occur in less than 0.5% of patients with metastatic cancer...
  4. pmc Paraneoplastic pemphigus regression after thymoma resection
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 6:83. 2008
    ..Among human neoplasms thymomas are associated with highest frequency with paraneoplastic autoimmune diseases...
  5. pmc Spontaneous chylous cardiac tamponade: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, AL, Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece, 54007
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:11. 2010
    ..Chylous cardiac tamponade is a rare condition with little known cause...
  6. pmc Early and late morbidity and mortality and life expectancy following thoracoscopic talc insufflation for control of malignant pleural effusions: a review of 400 cases
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:27. 2010
    ..It represents a terminal condition with short median survival (in terms of months) and the goal is palliation. Aim of our study is to analyze morbidity, mortality and life expectancy following videothoracoscopic talc poudrage...
  7. pmc Facial skin metastasis due to small-cell lung cancer: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Med Case Rep 3:32. 2009
    ..Cutaneous metastases in the facial region occur in less than 0.5% of patients with metastatic cancer. They are an important finding and are not often the first sign leading to diagnosis...
  8. doi request reprint Mediastinal hibernoma presenting with hoarseness
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, 54007 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:845-6. 2011
    ..Pathology was consistent with hibernoma. Despite their benign behavior, some variants of hibernoma can be confused histologically with liposarcoma. Therefore, long-term follow-up is advisable...
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary sternal tuberculosis mimicking anterior chest wall tumor: case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Chest Surgery, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuberk Toraks 59:164-7. 2011
    ..Pathology revealed multiple granulomatous and necrotic lesions consistent with tuberculous osteomyelitis. On a 4-drug antituberculous regimen the patient is an excellent condition 6 months later...
  10. pmc Blurred vision due to choroidal metastasis as the first manifestation of lung cancer: a case report
    Christos Asteriou
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 8:2. 2010
    ..Reduction in visual acuity combined with blurred vision is rarely the first sign of lung cancer and very few cases have been announced globally...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pericardiectomy for radiation-induced constrictive pericarditis
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 51:214-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our clinic's experience of such cases, focusing on survival and the functional outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Modified pleural tenting for prevention of anastomotic leak after Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy
    Christos Asteriou
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3737-42. 2011
    ..On the other hand, pleural tenting has been used for more than a decade by thoracic surgeons to prevent prolonged air leak after formal upper lobectomy with excellent results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Distant forearm muscle metastasis from squamous cell lung carcinoma
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuberk Toraks 56:109-12. 2008
    ..He underwent an en bloc wide resection of the tumor, which was confirmed to be metastatic. Twelve months after excision and adjuvant chemoradiotherapy he remains in complete remission...
  14. pmc Coexistence of squamous cell tracheal papilloma and carcinoma treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy: a case report
    Dimitrios Paliouras
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, AHEPA University Hospital, Panorama, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 12:1-4. 2016
    ..Malignant degeneration into squamous cell carcinoma is quite common, although curative approaches vary a lot in modern literature...
  15. doi request reprint Re-expansion pulmonary edema following video-assisted thoracic surgery for recurrent malignant pleural effusion
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, GR 54007, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:532-4. 2008
    ..A rare case of a unilateral re-expansion pulmonary edema following video-assisted thoracic surgery for malignant pleural effusion is described...
  16. pmc Single sternal metastasis due to malignant melanoma with unexpected long-term survival: a case report
    Apostolos S Gogakos
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Onco Targets Ther 9:321-3. 2016
    ..Review of the patient's history and surgical resection of a single metastatic soft tissue lesion offer the best chance of long-term survival. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Synchronous left ventricular myxoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma: simultaneous surgical management
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:371-3. 2008
    ..One year after this combined operation, the patient is well, with no recurrence of either tumour...
  18. doi request reprint Giant mediastinal teratoma presenting with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Christos Asteriou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Symeonidi 2, 54007 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:308-10. 2011
    ..Atrial fibrillation as the first clinical presentation of left atrial compression by a giant mediastinal teratoma is extremely uncommon and very few cases have been described in the English literature...
  19. pmc Intraoperative tracheal reconstruction with bovine pericardial patch following iatrogenic rupture
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    Patient Saf Surg 2:4. 2008
    ..Iatrogenic injuries of the membranous trachea have become increasingly common and may trigger a cascade of immediate life-threatening complications...
  20. pmc Primary pulmonary mucinous cystadenocarcinoma: a case report
    Andreas Efstathiou
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Al Symeonidi 2, 54007 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Case Report Med 2011:562026. 2011
    ..Diagnosis was established intraoperatively. The biological behavior of primary PMCAC is unknown. Therefore, careful long-term follow-up is considered necessary because of lack of experience globally...
  21. pmc Primary mediastinal liposarcoma: a case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Med Case Rep 1:161. 2007
    ..They are often asymptomatic and when growing to large size the presenting symptoms are related to direct invasion or compression of other thoracic organs such as the heart, great vessels and lung...
  22. pmc Video-assisted thoracic surgery reduces early postoperative stress. A single-institutional prospective randomized study
    Christos Asteriou
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 12:59-65. 2016
    ..The aim of this prospective study is to evaluate neuroendocrine and respiratory parameters as stress markers in cancer patients who underwent lung wedge resections, using both mini muscle-sparing thoracotomy and VATS approach...
  23. ncbi request reprint Actinomyces israelii: a rare cause of thoracic empyema
    Athanassios Kleontas
    Department of Chest Surgery, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuberk Toraks 59:399-401. 2011
    ..Empyema drainage and visceral parietal pleurectomy by a left postolateral thoracotomy proved to be of vital importance and a permanent solution...
  24. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coil embolisation of a false aortic aneurysm following coronary surgery and mediastinitis
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 48:246-8. 2007
    ..Active mediastinitis and the patient's objection to further surgery led us to perform percutaneous coil embolisation. No postoperative complication was observed and one year later the patient is in excellent condition...
  25. doi request reprint Tracheal laceration following double-lumen intubation during Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:866-8. 2008
    ..Tracheal injury was successfully managed surgically with the use of a bovine pericardial patch and reinforcement with the gastric conduit which was moved toward the posterior wall of the membranous trachea sealing the wall laceration...
  26. pmc Prognostic factors for long term survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Despoina Moumtzi
    1 Pulmonary Department Oncology Unit, G Papanikolaou General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece 2 Medical Clinic I, Fuerth Hospital, University of Erlangen, Fuerth, Germany 3 Nuclear Medicine Department, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece 4 Oncology Department, G Papageorgiou University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece 5 Thoracic Surgery Department, Theageneio Anticancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece 6 Forensic Medicine Department, University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Ann Transl Med 4:161. 2016
    ..It is estimated that 60% of patients with NSCLC at time of diagnosis have advanced disease. The aim of this study was to investigate clinical and demographic prognostic factors of long term survival in patients with unresectable NSCLC...
  27. pmc Primary glomangiosarcoma of the lung: A case report
    Athanassios Kleontas
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, AL, Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:76. 2010
    ..Most glomus tumours occur in the dermis and subcutaneous tissues. A case of a primary pulmonary glomus tumour originating in the right upper lobe is presented...
  28. doi request reprint eComment: Pedicled pericardial flap for prevention of postpneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula. A safe alternative
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki 55535, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:642. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Totally implantable central venous access ports. Analysis of 700 cases
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 104:654-6. 2011
    ..Purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the percutaneous insertion and use of totally implantable central venous access ports (TICVAP)...
  30. pmc Nine years experience in surgical approach of leiomyomatosis of esophagus
    Christos Asteriou
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, AL, Symeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, 54007, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 7:102. 2009
    ..Leiomyomas of esophagus, although rare, are the most frequent benign tumors of esophagus. Aim of this study is the presentation of 7 patients with esophageal leiomyomas who underwent surgical treatment during a 9-year period...
  31. pmc Fast-track rehabilitation following video-assisted pulmonary sublobar wedge resection: A prospective randomized study
    Christos Asteriou
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Minim Access Surg 12:209-13. 2016
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  32. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia as a cause of cardiorespiratory failure and visceral obstruction in late pregnancy
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgical Department, Geniki Kliniki Euromedica, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 15:185-8. 2006
    ..Diaphragmatic hernia complicating pregnancy is rare and results in a high mortality rate, particularly if early surgical intervention is not undertaken...
  33. ncbi request reprint Congenital malformations of the aortic root: bicuspid aortic valve in combination with unruptured aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva and aberrant left coronary artery
    Theocharis Xenikakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 49:288-91. 2008
    ..It is well known that patients with a bicuspid aortic valve have an increased incidence of other congenital anomalies, but the combination presented in our case is very rare...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pneumopericardium following tracheostomy closure
    Georgios Koloutsos
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tuberk Toraks 57:205-7. 2009
    ..A case of a 41-year-old man with pneumopericardium following an episode of persistent cough one day after tracheostomy closure is presented. Conservative management with hemodynamic monitoring and serial chest X-rays was effective...
  35. pmc Results of chemical pleurodesis with mitoxantrone in malignant pleural effusion from breast cancer
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Theagenion Cancer Hospital, Alexandrou Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Surg Oncol 2:16. 2004
    ..This study reports on the efficacy of mitoxantrone as a sclerosing agent in patients with breast cancer who had a pleural effusion as a direct consequence of metastatic disease...
  36. pmc Mitoxantrone pleurodesis to palliate malignant pleural effusion secondary to ovarian cancer
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, A, Simeonidi 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Palliat Care 3:4. 2004
    ..The mean survival of the entire population was 7,5 +/- 1,2 months. CONCLUSIONS: Mitoxantrone is effective in the treatment of malignant pleural effusion secondary to ovarian cancer without causing significant local or systemic toxicity...
  37. pmc Coincidence of thymoma and breast cancer and in a 56-year-old female patient
    Evangelia Athanasiou
    MicroDiagnostics Ltd, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Ann Transl Med 4:446. 2016
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the increased incidence of extrathymic cancers, occurring in thymoma patients...
  38. pmc Uterine smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential: A rare cause of multiple pulmonary nodules
    Ioannis C Kotsopoulos
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 33:176-8. 2012
    ..When this occurs, prognosis seems to be poor. Surveillance of these patients should be close and long term...
  39. ncbi request reprint Successful octreotide treatment of chylothorax following coronary artery bypass grafting procedure. A case report and review of the literature
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Geniki Kliniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:118-22. 2006
    ..Combined treatment with pleural drainage, "nothing per os", total parenteral nutrition and subcutaneous injection of somatostatin was effective and led to rapid cessation of chyle production...
  40. pmc Bochdaleck's hernia complicating pregnancy: case report
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Geniki Kliniki Euromedica, Paraliaki Ave and Gravias 2, Thessaloniki, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2469-71. 2006
    ..It is concluded that symptomatic maternal diaphragmatic hernia during pregnancy is a surgical emergency and requires a high index of suspicion...
  41. doi request reprint Pro-brain natriuretic peptide is a sensitive marker for detecting cardiac metastases in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Christos Lafaras
    Department of Cardiology, Theagenion Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Onkologie 32:389-92. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of plasma NT-pro-BNP in identifying cardiac metastases in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and dyspnoea...
  42. pmc Is amiodarone a safe antiarrhythmic to use in supraventricular tachyarrhythmias after lung cancer surgery?
    Nikolaos Barbetakis
    Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    BMC Surg 4:7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to define prevalence, type, risk factors for post-thoracotomy supraventricular arrhythmias and to assess the efficacy of amiodarone as an antiarrhythmic drug...